Problem: Construct a mechanism for the SN2 product formed when methyl bromide is reacted with tert-BuOK. Construct a reaction coordinate diagram for the reaction above. Label the axes, starting material(s), intermediate(s), transition state(s), and product(s).

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Construct a mechanism for the SN2 product formed when methyl bromide is reacted with tert-BuOK.

Construct a reaction coordinate diagram for the reaction above. Label the axes, starting material(s), intermediate(s), transition state(s), and product(s).

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